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According to the Times, witnesses said some groups of protesters have chanted "death to the dictator" and "clerics should get lost", supposed references to Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. "No bullets were fired by the police, military or security forces towards the people", he said. "Those who damage public property, disrupt order and break the law must be responsible for their behaviour and pay the price", Interior Minister Abdolrahman Rahmani Fazli said on state television ...
  • Toronto Polar Beach dip called off due to unsafe ice conditions

    Toronto Polar Beach dip called off due to unsafe ice conditions

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    A polar plunge scheduled for New Year's Day to benefit an animal shelter in Fall River was cancelled. "Today we have to consider the safety of everyone first and foremost", said co-founder Mike Bonneveld. "This is the first time we have had to do this, but after consulting with medical professionals, we think it is just too cold to jump into the ocean this Sunday", the NCRM said in a press release.
  • Xi pledges to fulfill global obligations

    Xi pledges to fulfill global obligations

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    Every one of us must be called to action, do our best ... "Let's do it together and make it happen", he said. It will be the first time in China's thousands of years of history that extreme poverty is eliminated. Chinese President Xi Jinping , in his new year message, on Sunday said China will actively pursue its ambitious project Belt and Road initiative (BRI ) in the coming year.
  • Cardinals beat Seahawks, who were already out

    Cardinals beat Seahawks, who were already out

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    Starting in the 2017 finale Sunday against Seattle, Stanton got his Cardinals off to a fast start at CenturyLink Field. Seattle must win this game to have any chance, and they must see the Falcons lose in the early session of games. Wilson threw touchdown passes to Doug Baldwin of 18 and 29 yards in the second half. Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians is expected to resign after the season, ESPN reported Saturday night.
  • Man who allegedly aspired to join ISIS arrested during Federal Bureau of Investigation raid

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    A Virginia man who wanted to join ISIS and researched how to make bombs and weapons on the Internet was arrested Saturday while the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his home, NBC Washington reports . Two days later, he deleted his Facebook account and changed his phone number. Duncan researched ISIS-related material, ISIS attacks, weapons, body armor and surveillance and defense tactics when he lived in Pennsylvania.
  • Connecticut Woman Fighting Cancer Married At Hospital 18 Hours Before Her Death

    Connecticut Woman Fighting Cancer Married At Hospital 18 Hours Before Her Death

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    Karas said, "She's getting to shout from the rooftops that she loves Dave and is able to say I'm his wife". Heather remained defiant despite her year-long battle with breast cancer leaving her barely able to say her wedding vows. Family and friends planned to lay the wedding dress across Lindsay in fear of her frailty, but she got into her gown and up to the chapel in St. Francis Hospital where she was originally diagnosed.
  • Soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Nowshera

    Soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Nowshera

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    Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh, on Sunday, said Pakistan retorts to cross-border firing due to its "desperation" and "frustration" as India retorts to it strongly. Khari Karmara falls opposite to Rawalakote area of Pakistan where the Indian Army had killed three Pakistani troopers on Monday evening in a cross-LoC attack.
  • Who stepped up against New Orleans Pelicans on December 30?

    Who stepped up against New Orleans Pelicans on December 30?

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    Darius Miller, who had eight points, was the only reserve to play more than 15 minutes on Saturday, but Davis said the starters have to do a better job carrying the team emotionally. Porzingis had just scored seven consecutive points to help the New York Knicks forge a tie with New Orleans in the final minute. "(We have to) keep improving the mindset and get back in the lab and correct these mistakes".
  • Priceline Group (PCLN) Cut to Buy at BidaskClub

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    It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership stated it has 7,683 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. The institutional investor held 1,500 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.75M, up from 1,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Plane with 12 believed aboard crashes in Costa Rica

    Plane with 12 believed aboard crashes in Costa Rica

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    Hidalgo published images of the crash site, showing flaming wreckage strewn across the terrain. It is not yet known what caused the crash. The crash occurred near Punta Islita, in Costa Rica's Guanacaste province, officials said. The Nature Air single-propeller Cessna 208 Caravan was travelling from the capital San José to the resort of Punta Islita, the CRhoy website reported.
  • Trump's first-year approval rating mirrors Obama's

    Trump's first-year approval rating mirrors Obama's

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    Obama, who has held the title for 10th year in a row, was named by 17 per cent of those polled as the man they admired most , compared to 14 per cent who chose incumbent President Donald Trump, Xinhua reported on Thursday. Presidents besides Trump who did not secure the title include Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford , Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush.
  • Rohani To Address Nation As Iran's Street Protests Turn Deadly

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    Anti-Iranian government protests continued for the third straight day as men, women, and even children take to the streets against the theocratic state's leaders. The protests have been suppressed in Iran's second most populous city of Mashhad by the authorities who used tear gas against the demonstrators. Social-media videos from the city of Mashhad showed protesters overturning a police auto and setting police motorcycles on fire.
  • Sudbury again under extreme cold warning

    Sudbury again under extreme cold warning

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    An extreme cold warning was issued early Sunday morning as temperatures reached -29C and with windchills making it feel like -40C. Environment Canada also says the bitter cold will continue New Year's Day and potentially on Tuesday. With a forecast low of minus-28, December 31 is expected to be the coldest New Year's Eve on record in the city since 1934, according to local weather historian Rolf Campbell.
  • South Korea to Ban Anonymous Accounts, Tighten Hold on Exchanges

    South Korea to Ban Anonymous Accounts, Tighten Hold on Exchanges

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    If an exchange continues to issue accounts, the government says it will shut down offending exchanges. The Ministry of Justice has drafted a special cryptocurrency law and is considering the possibility of closing down exchanges involved in suspicious or illicit activities such as money laundering.
  • New Year's Eve Resolutions 2018: 5 Easy Ideas To Help Better Yourself

    New Year's Eve Resolutions 2018: 5 Easy Ideas To Help Better Yourself

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    Sunday is New Year's Eve and Monday is New Year's Day which means this weekend will be a long one with local banks, government offices, schools, and post offices closed Monday in celebration of the arrival of the new year. This year, as opposed to diet fads and trends, you will see an increase in diets that improve your overall wellness and health as opposed to ones that are created to help you lose weight.
  • BUSTED: The FBI just got permission to search Sheriff Clarke's emails

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    An FBI affidavit dated March 7 shows the FBI sought a warrant for information and communications related to Clarke's confrontation with that passenger, Dan Black, and "and the ensuing hassle Black was subjected to by deputies at Clarke's direction in the January incident", according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .
  • Bombing Kills At Least 17 At Funeral In Eastern Afghan City

    Bombing Kills At Least 17 At Funeral In Eastern Afghan City

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    Another 13 people were injured. No one immediately claimed the attack. Inamullah Miakhial, spokesman for the local hospital, said the attack killed 12 people and wounded another 14. The Middle Eastern terrorist outfit has gained ground in Afghanistan since it first appeared in the region in 2015, and has scaled up its attacks in Kabul and elsewhere, including on security installations and the country's Shiite minority.
  • Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour

    Maine's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour

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    Tipped workers will remain at an hourly wage of $7.50 until 2019, but other workers will see an increase for the next few years until the rate reaches $15 an hour. Goodell said he is most concerned about the loss of entry-level jobs. Horrigan said phasing in the increases will be beneficial to businesses as it allows them to adapt.
  • Powerball: How about $384 million for New Year's?

    Powerball: How about $384 million for New Year's?

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    The winning Powerball numbers last night were: 28, 36, 41, 51 and 58. The Powerball is drawn at 10:59 p.m. That jackpot climbed from $306 million to $343 million after no one won after Friday night's drawing. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is one in more than 292 million, according to the lottery's website, while the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is one in more than 302 million.
  • 30 dead in central Kenya bus crash

    30 dead in central Kenya bus crash

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    Police said the bus was carrying passengers to Nairobi from the border town of Busia, and the trailer was heading to the town of Eldoret in northwest Kenya. Kibunja said the bus was overloaded. Official statistics suggest around 3,000 people die annually in road accidents in Kenya. "I was seated at the back and was helped out after some time because my legs were stuck".